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good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's monday, november 22nd. quite a mixed bag with the weather over the weekend. what's in store for today? let's check in with steve. >> thank you, story. wee doo have kind of a break today. there's still a few showers an. but we're waiting for for one more system to come in. windsor, over to calistoga, we're not done yes. it's really the system dropping in tonight and tomorrow that will be very cold. look for partly cloudy, cool conditions. and a few scattered showers. let's get to the news. >> thank you, steve. law enforcement agencies from here to the mexico border are on the lookout for a man
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who police say broke into a berkeley home and sexually assaulted a young girl. ktvu's tara moriarty joins u nlive from the neighborhood with more on the investigation. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning, tori. police say it was was through a window similar to this one, the rapist was able to gain access to a girl. we're off evelyn avenue, where authorities say omar sosa c limbed into an unlocked window and sexually assaulted a girl. she was treated at a hospital and released. police say they wouldn't have been able to identify him without her help. >> you want to talk about a valiant effort? she's been traffic. >> reporter: berkeley investigators believe sosa may be headed to mexico to avoid g etting arrested. they say he could be be driving
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a gray -- could be driving a 1997 ford ranger, gray in color. they have contacted border patrol. it's unclear whether the suspect and victim new each other. when he returns, he faces c harges of sodomy and rape. back to you. >> thank you. a benicia man is in jail this morning accused of molesting his girlfriend's 7- year-old daughter. police say they arrested 40- year-old james garcia yesterday. garcia lives with the girl's mother. police say the girl told her mother that garcia touched her inappropriately. he's being held on $200,000 bail as the investigation continues. a marin county man accuse of starching his 19 -- of starving his son to death -- and abusing his other children
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is being released today. he served the minimum time after 16-year prison sentence. 7:03. we've just learned that a little boy, a toddler has died after falling 50 feet after the warriors! lakers game in los angeles. a little boy fell out of a luxury suite, just minutes after the lakers defeated the way yers at the staples -- warriors at the staples center last night. he was about 2, 3 years old. coming up in the next hour, we'll take you live to leaks to find out more -- los angeles to find out more about this t ragedy. residents in this house on r esa road woke up to the smell of smoke. the homeowner said he left logs smoldering in the fireplace. that triggered a fire in the living room. he acted a garden hose and put out the fire even before the
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firefighters arrived. luckily, no one was hurt. the firefighters are reminding all of us, make sure fireplace fires are completely out before you go to bed. 7:04. pack your tire chains if you are heading to the sierra this week. they are required on all of the highways now. over the weekend, blustery winds blew the sleet on the roads and part of the road looked like a parking lot. an entire lane of traffic is pulled over so drivers could install chains. vehicles were only allowed a few miles past this point without them. the chain requirement caught some drivers offguard. >> it's just a lower snow level. i think that's what is -- that's what is causing people s urprised. it's more of a january weather thing. >> the news is better for you skiers and snowboarders. the lifts are up at squaw v
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alley, heavenly and boyle. sugar bowl and alpine meadows open up on the 10th. this is mount hamilton is in the south bay -- hamilton in the south bay. up to 5 inches of snow fell on hamilton. we're watching gas prices for you. the average price across the country, $2.88. of course, here in the bay area, the price is higher. sanfrancisco posting the highest price at $3.27. in san jose, it's 6 cents cheaper. oakland, $3.19. that's nearly 23 cents a gallon more than last thanksgiving w eek. >> wow. that's quite a jump. let's see how people are getting with their gas mileage. >> some people are doing better
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than others. i want to show you in contra costa county, a lot of idling, unfortunately, in antioch. red means stop-and-go traffic. green means traffic okay. if you are looking at the fremont commute, heading down to fremont out of hayward, near highway 92. and then some slow-and-go traffic in union city. the bay bridge toll plaza is backed under for about a t en- minute delay. you will start to see people are gonna work a short week, depends how short. some people work three days. others two. some people have the whole week off. we'll see. we've noticed that some of the retailers will be open on thanksgiving thursday. we'll see how many are out there shopping that day. let's go to steve. here you go. pretty picture. we do have a cloud of breaks in the clouds. thank you. it took me about a half our to
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do this painting. a few showers continue up t owards santa rosa. it will be one of these days where we wait five minutes. look at that line, kind of interesting heads to st. helena, santa rosa, windsor, the russian river. we'll get some wind, clouds. it's not very warm. it will stay in the 50s and then very cold air and then our system comes in late tonight and tuesday. there's more snow in the mountains. if you need to travel up to the mountains or get out of the mountains, i would say later today. it's a cold rain that arrives for us on tuesday. and then clearing but cold mornings. everything's swinging in. can you actually see it p inwheeling around. the leading edge of that system for tomorrow is just getting into the picture. today everything drops out of the northwest. it's a broad brush. temperatures, as you might imagine are below average.
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santarosa, 56. we'll go 54. sanfrancisco, from 52 to 54. sanjose, 57 today. partly cloudy. scattered showers. 40s to right at 50 but there are a lot of 40s out there. sanjose, 44. napa/santarosa, 43. 20s up in the mountains, flurry, light snow out of lake tahoe and truckee and blue canyon. mostly cloudy up towards shasta. a cole air mace for november has settled in. i just want to show you coming off vancouver, right there, that will be the cold, cold system that slides in late opportunity. there's already rain up towards crescent -- crescent city. that will slide in giving a very powdery snow for the mountains and extremely low snow levels by tuesday. scattered showers, rain returns on tuesday morning and that's a -- and that's a very cold
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morning. in the mornings, inland areas will be in the 20s. inland areas will see some 2 0s, 30s, low 40s near the coast. smoke packing up and then there will continue be to -- continue to be more snow t onight. the system starts at 9:00 p.m. and goes until 6:00 on tuesday. tahoe/truckee could be below zero as we get to thanksgiving morning. that will bring a cold analysts rain. clear it out wednesday. there will be 20s. highs will gradually warm up thursday and friday. information just coming in. losgatos-based netflix are raising the prices of some of their subscription accounts. netflix says subscription plans
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for unlimited movies and tv shows stream over the internet will had go up by $1 a month to $9 po i 9. existing members will feel the price increases in january but any new people who signed up, you will see the higher prices immediately. all right had. 7:10. growing frustration over airport security screenings. why a young man stripped down to his underwear at a california airport. and this young boy was searched without his shirt on. plus a cancer survivor e ntered a really humiliating experience. we'll get the tsa's reacttion to all of this in a live report from washington, d.c. and a new development involving the two cal grads still in iran. the moment you feel run down or achy nip flu-like symptoms in the bud, with oscillococcinum. get oscillo and feel like yourself again.
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, san jose. mostly cloudy. light rain in santa rosa. also looks like by calistoga, st. helena. and a few showers popping up south of san francisco. we're not done yet. partly cloudy, scattered s howers, highs in the 50s. this morning, the head of the nation's transportation security add menstruation is making the rounds on tv -- administration is making the rounds on tv -- on tv as the controversy over pat-downs are grow -- is growing. alison burns is live with more. >> reporter: john pistole says the tsa is there to help you, to protect you from terrorists g etting on the plane but these stories of problems with the airport pat-downs just really seem to be getting more d
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ramatic. there's this youtube video from over the weekend that shows the young boy with his shirt off g etting a pat-down in the security line. the boy's father reportedly took the shirt off to hurry the process along but the -- but the people in line, the passenger who took this youtube, were o utraged that the boy was s ingled out by security. then there's the story of the bladder cancer surviver who had his bag bust and had to get on the plane covered in urine. >> this is so embarrassing, almost humiliating. i don't think anyone is prepared for this to happen in a large airport. >> reporter: pistole says there's no immediate plans to change the screening procedures but he does says tsa is e xamining ways to do this in the least controversial way in order to keep bombs and
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terrorists off planes. now, one man slipped down to his underwear to say he's not a danger to anyone. when he refused to put his clothes on to go through the p at-down procedure, he was arrested. police confiscated his iphone which he was using to record everything happening, also a video camera used by someone else traveling with hill. some of those who oppose the enhanced security procedures are calling for a national opt-out day this wednesday, the day before thanksgiving, and a giant holiday. those calling for the protests are urging passengers to refuse the screening methed this. >> it's a horrible invasion of privacy. i don't want people to be inconvenienced but mainly, i don't want them to be eradiated and sexual lip assaulted by tsa
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agents. 7:16. defense secretary robert gates says he does not believe north korea's new add vanceed n uclear -- advanced nuclear facility is part of a energy program. gates says it a -- there appears to be an enrichment facility. last week, north korea showed off the once top-visiting facility. hector told "the new york times" he was stunned by the p hysicalcation of the plan. iran has set a new trial date for the three uc berkeley graduates accused of spying. sarah shourd, shane bauer and josh fattal were originally scheduled to go back on -- to go on trial and that trial date
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has been delayed because shourd was not summoned to attend. the top military commander here in the u.s. says he sports congress using its lame-duck session to repeal the military's don't ask/don't tell policy. admirable mike mullin says he would rather see congress address the issues than have it decided in the courts. admirable mullin says he s upports ending the ban on gays searching openly in the military because he says aspeop goes against the integrity. 7:18. the state could be blocked from selling 11 buildings it owns after a court hearing today. two taxpayers trying to block the sale. a financial analyst says selling the buildings could raise $ 1 million but would cost the state muff more than that over the next 30 years. the state plans to lease back office space from the
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building's new owners. and questions are being raised about the new art museum being built in the wake of tuition hikes. the project is expected to cost $90 million. only half of that has been r aised, recordly. it is unclear where the extra money would come from but a campus spokesman said no count fees could be used -- would be used. 7:19. plan to spend more money to buy thanksgiving dinner this year compared to last year. the food institute says the price of a turkey is up more than 25 cents a pound. higher prices for potato, onions and sweet potatoes are making many of the traditional side dishes more expensive as well. there is another group who says the typical dinner for 10 people will cost $44.17 this year. that's up almost $4 compared to
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last year's costs. beginning wednesday, b.a.r.t. will run longer trains, along the pittsburg/bay point line to sfo. more long-term parking spaces will also be available. b.a.r.t. is also planning to run longer trains on sunday, november 28th. a lot of those travelers come back home to the bay area that day. >> that's right. one bay area city made national headlines with its r ules on pot. today, the wheels start turning on this ground-breaking program. also, storms really hit up the skies especially saturday. look at these pictures of the bay bridge. how much damage that lightning may have caused.
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starting today, the city of oakland will start deciding who will get the four valuable permits needed to run a medical marijuana farm in the city. hundreds of groups say they are interested but these permits are expected to go to the wealthiest growers since the price of a single permit is $211,000 a y ear. last summer, the city of oakland became the first city in e whole country to license large-scale pot cultivation. b.a.r.t. officials say two weekend incidents are reminders to watch where you step when you get off the train. one man got his leg stuck in the gap between the train and the platform saturday night at the walnut creek station. fortunately the train opquickly an's leg was freed in 20 m inutes. no word op extent of the injuries but the incident
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caused some delays. and in la fayette, a woman did the same thing but she pulled her foot out quickly and was uninjured. some incredible pictures of the bay bridge hit by lightning over the weekend. this is 5:52 saturday evening. keep watching the towers. two towers were actually hit simultaneously right there by those bolts of lightning. this roof was -- shot was taken from the roof camera at our bank of america building in san francisco. caltrans said the lightning didn't cause any problems on the bay area's busiest bridge. >> those towers are all steel and they act like a lightning rod. >> caltrans says it's not unusual for the bridge to be lit by lightning. they have never seen it hit
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simultaneously by two lightning bolts. caltrans says the strikes may have caused some blackening by the tops of the towers. that area may have to be painted again because of that. >> an incredible shot. i suppose this week are be lighter than normal? >> yes. >> on this monday we're not seeing it yet but i think we'll start to see it closer as we get to -- as we get closer to thanksgiving. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. the traffic is going to be busy this morning if you are driving over the bay bridge. there's also slow traffic on the bridge itself in san francisco. also this morning we're looking at 880. not too bad here in front of the oakland coliseum. traffic in both directions moving along very well. on the nimitz freeway a little bit further down. hayward heading south.
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across the bay, we have traffic that's going to be okay on highway 101, it looks like southbound 280 there. 380, they are clearing an accident. it's 380 near el camino real. but that accident is not really causing a big slowdown on 880. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. we do have some scattered showers around. a little bit of sun, clouds, showers. that's the forecast with temperatures staying in the 50s for many. it looks like a few showers p opping up near sebastopol and petaluma. mix of sun, showers. 50s on your temperatures. we continue to see snow up in the sierra-nevada. we're looking for light snow up there. i just heard from our observer up in the keys, three feet has fallen since friday. that's at the keys. that's at lake level. if you are on the north shore somewhere, you can always e- mail and say i picked up less or m ore.
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so we do have one more system coming down the pipeline, a mix of sun, clouds, showers. temperatures actually gone down the last couple of hours. one arctic system, yes, arctic coming right down off vancouver island. that has to slide by tonight in to tomorrow. 50s for your temperatures today. a very cool day with few scattered showers around. a very cold rain arrives tomorrow. then we clear it out. it will be cold w ednesday/thursday northerning. inland areas will see some 2 0s, not the coast, not the bay but inland areas. be careful of that there could be ice forming. oakland and richmond have both made a list of -- of the top cities in america. also, rescued rats, the bay area city is now the home to these rodents and the reason w hy. why air travelers -- a dash
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passengers are noticing when they book a flight out of san jose.
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this shooting follows the release of the cities with the
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most crime. >> reporter: all of the violence in the city of oakland and richmond has put both cities on the list of the most dangerous in the nation. four people were shot at east 28th street and 12th avenue. one of the people died there at the scene or the hospital. people say the three other victims either drove themselves or were driven to the hospital. one person is in critical condition. police have not made any a rrests. the crimes done by the survey track crimes and property theft. california has two cities in the top ten. oakland is number 5. >> that's the statistic. but i've lived in oakland all my life. i know down in the flatlands on the east side, there are a lot of killings that have been going on. but i think oakland is a pretty good city. >> it's usually bad guys
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killing bad guys. so as soon as all of the bad g uys kill all of the bad guys, we can live happily-ever after. >> reporter: according to the poll, the most dangerouscy in america, st. louis, missouri. the safest is colony, new york. california not the only state that has two cities. michigan does, too. detroit and flint, michigan made the list. we found out that camp -- compton, california is lower on the list than oakland. we have some reaction on that that we would like to share with you. kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 n ews. >> thank you, kraig. a vallejo man is in critical condition after being shot at a comedy club in fairfield. police say the 29-year-old victim was shot once in the stomach but is expected to
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survive. police say it was a chaotic scene at the club. officers called in other answers to help after several fights broke out and people refused to leave. officers are still trying to identify the shooter and the motive. later today, investigators are expected to give us new details about the mysterious death of a concord man. on friday, police found the body of 3 -- of a 33-year-old man in a room at a lodge in northern idaho. investigators say there's no sign of foul play surrounding this, but that's all they are saying about his death. brian erb vanished n ovember 10th. his father says he left with c amping girl but he didn't tell his wife and two young daughters where he was going. police in san anselmo are working to identify the people they say broke into 37 vehicles over the weekend. the break-ins happened on seven different streets. ate of the vehicles had -- eight of the vehicles had
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property stolen. police encourage people not to leave valuables in your car and to never leave your car u nlocked. an emergency shelter has been set up in san jose for 1,000 domestic rats. these baby rats are just some of the runs rescued from a home in los angeles. volunteers helped transport the rats to the pet shop over the weekend for the show "hoarders." if you are interested in volunteering to care for the r ats or would like to adopt one, contact north star rescue. passengers flying out of san jose are paying more c ompared to sfo passengers. average airfares have gone up 12% at mineta airport. fares went down by 8% at san francisco international airport over the same period.
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sanjose airport says fewer flights are to blame for driving up thosary fares, not the $ 1.3 billion makeover. and fares may be cheaper out of sfo, weather-related delays are more common. sanfrancisco is on the top ten list due to fog at the airports. the top spot -- chicago's o'hare because of the weather and the volume of people. 7:35. some very sad new developments about a tragic accident that happened right after last n ight's warrior games against the l.a. warriors. a little boy has died after f alling 50 feet at the staples center. bob decastro joins us live from the staples center with some of the details. just a terrible story, bob. >> reporter: horrible, tori. behind me you can seeland
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investigators are still -- and lapd investigators are still here trying to figure out what happened last night. right after the laker game. the toddler 2 to 3 years old, we're told he may have been taking some pictures from that luxury suite. we have an image of that luxury suite. it's a third deck or third-tier luxury suite. and then you can see the security personnel above and below. it gives you an idea of the distance there. we're told he may have fallen some 50 feet below to some lower level seating. witnesses say that after he f ell, he may have been moving his arms, his legs, even his head. paramedics came here to the scene very quickly. they rushed him to the medical center nearby. had his name has not been released as of yet. but again, just a horrible tragedy here. a lot of folks in this area are really stunned by what happened and investigators are still here trying to figure out exactly what led to this boy's
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left. >> that's bob decastro, thank you for the update. tough story. >> yes. let's go to sal and see what's happening in our commute. i know you're watching marin, right? >> that's right. there is a new problem there. it's a car that ran off into the water on sir francis drake almost to 580. so very near to san quentin prison there. there's water there. a car ran in to it. it was flipped over in the water but we did see that the person was able to get out of -- to get out of the car. this is sir francis drake. if you take that shortcut, i think you may want to think twice. i want to move the maps -- this is the bay bridge toll plaza. let's go to the toll plaza t here. traffic is moving along pretty well as you -- i would say well for this time of the morning. it's about a ten-minute delay. this is a look at 880 and that
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traffic is moving along okay. now, across the bay on the peninsula, highway 101 southbound past the airport, i a know a lot of people are worried about getting to the airport. nothing that you especially need to worry about on the bayshore freeway. 280 will be slow at 380, which is typical. if you are leaving the city, i would say 101 is a better bet. let's go to, sal. some sunbreaks, some clouds. cold out there. a lot of 40s and a few o ff-and- on showers. still a few more showers in the system. more snow in the mountains. today would be a good day to
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travel. a cold system drops in late monday night, tuesday morning for us. after that, we'll see clear, better conditions but the lows for wednesday and thursday are gonna be very cold. we'll see some 20s in the w ind- protected areas. still a few showers popping up, coming down to the northwest. with some afternoon heating that would trigger in more showers. mix of sun and clouds. livermore starting off 44 degrees. 52 at noon. a high of only 56 degrees. same for san francisco starting off 9. sun and clouds. we'll also go 56. 42 now in napa and santa rosa. seems popular. livermore, concord, 49 oakland, berkeley, san francisco. 40 cold degrees up in eureka. they had a cold rain up to crescent city and 40s all the way down to palm springs with 20s and 30s up in the mountains. that's extremely cold air. this will be a low snow
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producer for northern california, the northern mountains and tahoe truckee leaving behind some very cold readings and we get towards wednesday and thursday. today, sun and clouds. still cool. off-and-on showers. that's that cool rain tuesday morning. after that, we clear it up but the mornings away from the coast will be really cold by wednesday and thursday. snow totals have been stacking up. i there's been 5 to 6 at the elevations. one more system has to drop in. the winter system starts at 9:00 tonight and goes until 6:00 p.m. on tuesday. 50s for your highs today on the temperatures, one more system drops down on the -- down out of north. we clear it out and we'll see slightly warmer weather thursday and friday. twenty minutes before 8:00.
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justin bieber breaks a record at the "american music awards" l ast. >> "the american music award" goes to -- justin bieber! [ cheers ] >> the 16-year-old canadian s inger has become the youngest recipient of the artist of the year award. he took home four awards. even though harry potter fans snow how the -- know how the story ends. they lined up to see their friend, harry potter. there sa new development
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involving last month -- september's pipeline explosion. also, "saturday night live" weighs in on the controversy at america's airports with the p at-down security.
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peg is considering raising the pressure in two natural gas pipelines that run alongside the run that -- the one that blew up in san francisco. that's the possibility that's alarming many residents as well as lawmakers. meantime, state legislators are taking new action in response to last september's disaster in super. they are calling op -- in super. they are calling on -- in san bruno. they are calling on california to hire more inspectors. and they say -- rescue crews in new zealand trying to reach those 29 trapped coal miners now are saying for the first time they may not have survived friday's mine e xplosion. still, the rescue teams plan to send a military robot into the mine where the men are trap. this robot will be fitted
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fitted with a camera and also send back video. toxic gases have prevented them going into the mine. there's been no contact with the missing men. two of the men were able to escape. in china, it was a happy e nding for more than two dozen men in a flooded coal mine. they were actually pulled out alive after waiting a day for rescuers to pump out water. none of the 29 men were seriously hurt. thirteen other miners managed to escape yesterday after the water flooded in. those workers who were trapped found a dry spot about 125 feet down and waited out the rescue. 7:6. president john f. kennedy was assassinated 7 years ago today. for decades, many of the secret service agents assigned to protect the president have remained quiet about the assassination. now two agents are breaking
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their silence. sandra endo joins us with more from washington, d.c. with more on their story. >> reporter: good morning. it's really a remarkable account of what exactly happened 7 years ago today. we all know these images of president kennedy, a very charismatic young president, going through the parade route here in dallas, texas, wanting to really be in connection with the people and -- according to this book "the kennedy detail" written by two former secret service agents, jerry blaine and clint hill, they say the president just days before this account, he told the agents he really wanted to be mingling with the crowd. it was during an election year that he really wanted to be with the people and that's why he told agents to really back off a littleby. the aent -- the agent said they don't blame the president for giving them the orders, nor was it a measure that could have prevented the shooting h appening -- the shooting from
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happening. they are very guilt-ridden for not being able to save the president's life. this new book chronicals what happened that day 40 years ago. >> do we know why they are t elling their story thousand? >> reporter: yes. after decades of silence, they are coming out with their own account. they say they will not remember saul of -- all of this a this soon or than later. they want to get their story out now before it's too late. sandra endo live to us from washington, d.c. 7:8. former first lady, barbara bush is known for speaking her mind and did again when asked her opinion of sarah palin. this is in an interview -- larr >> what is your reading on
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sarah palin? >> i think she's beautiful, very happy in alaska. i hope she will had stay there. [ laughter ] >> palin recently said she's considering running for president if 2012. there is a new survey about holiday shopping that shows almost one-third of all a mericans plan to do their j obbing the day after thanksgiving. many say on that day they will will be crossing the final items off their gift-giving list. here is another survey that shows nearly two-thirds of all shoppers not making an online purchase because of security concerns over the internet. industry analysts say one
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better-than-expected item is d oing better. lingerie. nevada companies now making underwear, it says will protect travelers' privacy when going through airport scanners. rocky flatte skier is producing bras and underwear with the sign that includes metal powder. you knew it was going to happen. the uproar over the new security measures tailor-made for a "saturday night live" skit. >> feeling lonely this holiday season? looking for a bit of human i nteraction? you want to feel contact in certain special places? >> why not go through security at an airport! [ laughter ] >> now, that "saturday night
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live" skit goes on to say that tsa agents are standing by to give you a little something extra to be thankful for this holiday season. >> yeah. you knew that was gonna happen. >> yeah. >> you knew. ten minutes before 8:00. some san francisco supervisors want to help residents clean out their medicine cabinets and have specific ideas on who should pay for it.
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new studies show there's been a drop in emergency room visits from children because of
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certain medications. some parents are still giving their infants and toddlers the medicine. the government is warning to get rid of the medicines or at least keep them out of the -- out of use of children. pharmaceutical companies say expense of drug take-back do drive up the cost of drugs. supporters say unused drugs are often thrown in the trash or flushed down the toilet. 7:54. posting clever tweets in oklahoma city could get you a much bigger audience. well, an advertising has a digital billboard that receives thousands of tweets every day only for our five get picked for the billboard. old tires will be used to
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cut down on noise as b.a.r.t. expands from fremont to the south bay. 250,000 old tires are be s hredded and placed under the tracks. the rubber will act as a shock absorber. the plan is expected to cost about $1.5 billion less than other methods to retruce train vibration. it will also keep tires out of the landfall. out of the landfill. hey, sal, what's happening on the roads now? >> westbound, 24 actually looks pretty good get up to the t unnel. the bay bridge toll plaza -- the bay bridge toll plaza, it's five minutes to 8:00 and we're backed up to the middle of the parking lot which will now be the new toll plaza building in
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a few years. that traffic on the peninsula gets pretty good. 101 is a pretty good call from san francisco or from san mateo. here's steve. >> all right, sal. thank you. partly sunny, partly cloudy, still some isolated showers, it looks like right now mainly towards the north bay. there could be any at any time today. tvs-- temperatures still in the 40s for many. we'll struggle to get in the mid-50s. you can see some of these light showers popping up. from santa rosa, closer to petaluma, highway 37. we still have a few in there. that will be the case today. everything dropping down to the northwest. it's almost a midwest pattern. 50s on your temperatures. there will be a lot of m id- 50s.
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>> 27 tahoe. three feet of snow fell at lake level and 5 to 6 above the lake level. there's a very cold system d ropping down right off seattle and vancouver. that swing in late tonight and in to tuesday morning for one more cold rain. sun and clouds, a few showers popping up. continued cool with 50s on your temperatures. tuesday, we get the morning rain and very chilly. highs will struggle to get out of the upper 40s. slightly warm he on friday. it's gonna be a very thanksgiving week in the sierra. but driver there, no easy task this morning.
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we'll check in with jade hernandez. plus -- many in the bay area are getting an early start on their thanksgiving plans. look at these pictures. how travelers are getting away this morning. how soon a bay area man convicted of horrible crimes against his children is expected to walk out of prison.
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we're getting a little bit of a break today. we'll have the forecast coming up. i'm day raw moriarty live in berkeley -- i'm tara moriarty live in berkeley where police have issued an alert for a suspect who may be headed to mexico. there there is a growing public outcry over enhanced airport security procedures. one group is fighting back, c alling for a national day of protests. the second hour of "mornings on 2" starts now. good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. it's monday, november 22nd. well, law enforcement agencies from here to the border of mexico are on the lookout for a man who police say broke into a berkeley house and sexually assaulted a young
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girl. ktvu's tara moriarty joining us live from berkeley police headquarters with new details. good morning, tire raw. >> reporter: good morning. berkeley police are supposed to be speaking to us about this rape case within the next hour or so, giving us until sou information. they've notified law enforcement agencies throughout the state in hopes of catching this rape suspect. they believe he's 27-year-old omar sosa. he entered his way through an u nlocked bedroom window on evelyn avenue in north berkeley. this is where they say he sexually assaulted a young girl early saturday morning. investigators believe he's fred the -- he's fled the bay area. >> i want too reassure our citizens that the immediate threat posed by mr. sosa is g one. we're confident he's no longer amongst us and we're working hard toward his capture.
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>> reporter: they believe he could be driving a gray pickup, a camper shell, ford ranger. they believe they could not have identified the suspect out the victim. they are calling her heroic. one of the things we'll be f inding out is whether the two knew each other. if caught, he faces charges of sodomy, rape. a benicia man is in jail this morning, accused of molesting his girlfriend's 7- year-old daughter. police arrested 40-year-old n ester james garcia yesterday. garcia lives with the little girl's mother. the girl told her mother that garcia touched her i nappropriately. he's being held on $200,000 as the police investigation continues. a ma principal county man convicted of star everyoning it's 19 -- starving his 19- month-old to death and a busing
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others is being released from prison today. they will continue to monitor him after he's free. wright was a self-professed lead he after cult-like family that included five women and 13 children. he served a minimum time of a 16-year prison sentence. we've just learned this morning that a toddler has died after falling 50 feet after the lakers/warriors game in los angeles. investigators are still at the staple center this morning. the boy fell from a luxury suite just minutes after the lakers beat the warriors last night. police say the boy was two or three. there are reports he may have been trying to take pictures when he fell. in overnight news, a house fire in pacifica hours ago was serving as a reminder, the homeowner says he left logs smoldering in the fireplace and that triggered a fire in
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the living room. he called -- he grabbed a garden hose and put the fire out before firefighters arrived. firefighters are reminding everyone to make sure all fireplace fires are competely out before you go to bed. chains are -- are required on all heirs right now. jade hernandez is live with us on the telephone. you are in south lake tahoe, is that right, jade? >> reporter: yes. we're about 15 minutes from ski run mow rena. we've seen caltrans workers p lowing through the snow. we've been taking -- clerking with the executive director from the lake tahoe visitors association all weekend. i just got off the phone with a spokesman a few minutes ago. most resorts have received up 250 minutes of snow. as for us driving up here, we
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got east of placerville, when a caltrans stopped us anded to us we needed to put trains on our live truck. a little unusual this morning. that worker did see a quite -- did see quite a few drivers head up to lake tahoe last night. everyone hopes to see the snow. but this year -- but this year it's unexpectedly fallen sooner than years past. temperatures are supposed to warm up on wednesday. we haven't been able to go live
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because our mast on top our live truck is freezing. it's about 28 degrees out there. it's? ing. we are seeing ice and snow mix. so be careful when you come out here. >> how frustrating has it been to drive up there and get around there? >> it's slow. it's slow going, definitely. >> we had chains on our tires. both broke on the back side of the truck. we've just been taking it snow this morning but the snow and sleet mix can be difficult to get through as a driver. when we spoke to the s pokesperson this morning, it seemed like people were really prepared for this. it's a lot earlier in the season than they are normally used. some of the bay area's highest peaks are covered with.
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this is mount hamilton. you can see a blanket of are -- a blinkette of clouds -- blanket of clouds. we just checked with the airports and there's no delays right now as many are getting their holidays started early. this is what it looked like at sfo in the last hare -- in the last hour. >> you have to plan ahead. i'm traveling with a little kid, early, too. >> several passengers we talked to said they are not worried about airport security. they said they don't mind the extra pat-downs if it's in the name of safety. also, we are a watching g as -- we're watching gasoline
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prices. across the country, the average price is 2.88. here in the bay area, it's higher with san francisco p osting the highest price in the mainland states at 3.27. in san jose, it's 6 cents cheaper and oakland is at 3.19. that's nearly 23 cents a gallon more than thanksgiving week last year. and sal is here. >> it's 3.09 in costco if you have a costco card in south san francisco. there is a crash at southbound 101. nearby there is a one-alarm response apartment fire. chp was telling us that -- was telling us at first some of the smoke was visible from the highway. so far limited this a one-alarm
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response at an apartment complex near tamal pius drive. we are definitely seeing some people perhaps are gone already for this thanksgiving holiday. >> who has jobs that lets them go the whole week? i know some do. it's lighter than usual. i'm working. this is 280 getting up to 880 and that traffic is light. here's steve. all right, sal. thank you. partly cloudy, partly sunny. there will be some isolated showers, scattered showers. on the cool side today. some of these clouds occasionally just dropping down out of the northwest. nothing too organized. kind of hit-and-miss showers today. as the -- it's a cool, unsettled pattern. more snow in the mountains, even though it's winding down. there's been 3 to 6 feet up -- up they're since friday. cold rain returns.
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very cold inland it will be very cold below freezing. as we head into the middle of the week. today we're looking for occasionally some clouds and once in a while, a little s hower, two. there's been a few up in napa and sonoma county. the next system is dropping down. it will be here late tonight, tuesday morning. sun and clouds. concord, livermore, palo alto and san jose, cool. 40 eureka to 47 palm springs and 46 l.a. that's a cold cold pattern.
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this is for mainly northern california in the sierra. we'll get clipped with this. but that's an extremely cold system that will slide in ahead of that tuesday on morning -- at least tuesday. and then we calm down. but the cold air will be in place. rain returns tuesday morning. by tuesday afternoon it should be clearing up. the winter storm warning kicks back in tonight through 9:00 and goes through 6:00 p.m. tuesday for a couple more neat of snow. it's the cold air behind that that could put lows in the single digits by thursday morning. sun, clouds. a few showers. below average temperatures should be in the low 60s or mid- 60s. we're not even close today. we have that one more system on
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tuesday. it will be cold tomorrow. then we clear it out wednesday and thursday. the overnight lows there will be some in the 20s and 30s. as we head into the overnight lows. tori and dave. 8:11. at the san diego airport, a man upset with the new airport security procedures strips -- strips down to his underwear and the cell phone video of a s hirt -- of a shirtless boy that's adding to the public o utcry. and students are getting ready to pay higher tuition and the eyebrows this is raising.
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good morning. 8:1. partly cloudy. partly sunny. a few showers scattered about. highs only going to be in the 50s. we're waiting for another system that will arrive tonight tuesday morning. as we head into one of the busiest travel weeks of the y ear, the tsa is dealing with one of its biggest c ontroversies. in just the last few hours, the head of the travel answer went on tv to -- agency went on tv to defend the controversy. alison burns has more. >> reporter: good morning, to you tori. you know, president obama has made it clear, he's not happy
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about the pat-downs. secretary of state hillary clinton said she would opt out of getting one if she could and the outrage among the flying public seems to be growing by the day. there is a lot of talk about this youtube showing this little boy getting a pat-down. his father took off his shirt to move the process along. that's something the tsa says not to do. john pistol went on tv this morning and -- john pistole went on tv this morning and said -- >> in the short-term there will not be any changes. >> members of congress are c alling for changes. texas republican ron paul wants a traveler dignity act to protect against what he calls the physical and emotional abuse of the tsa. california democrat senator barbara boxer wants to revisit the trusted traveler program to
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exempt prescreened passengers from the process. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alison. 8:16. a passenger at san diego's airport upset about the new tsa screening procedures stripped down to his underwear, he says, to show that he's not a danger to anyone. when he refused to put his clothing back on, though, to go through the pat-down procedure, he was arrested. police also confiscated the iphone used to record the incident and a video camera used by a person talking -- traveling with him. some of those who are opposing this are calling for a national opt out day this wednesday, the day before thanksgiving and a huge holiday travel day. those calling for the protesters are urging them to force the screeners do the pat- downs, the more time-consuming procedure.
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>> it's a horrible invasion of privacy. i don't want people to be innvenienced but mainly i don't want them to be eradiated and mainly i don't want them to be eradiated by the tsa. 8:17. defense secretary robert gates says he doubts that north k orea's new advanced nuclear facility is part of a peaceful energy program. gates believes it's really a uranium-etch rin month facility that could help north korea build more nuclear bombs. last week, north korea showed off the top-secret facility to a visiting scientist from s tanford. he told "the new york times" he was stunned by the p hysicalcation of that plant. iran has net set a new trial date for the three uc berkeley graduates accused of spying. sarah shourd, josh fattal and shane bauer were originally
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scheduled to go on trial two weeks ago. but yesterday, iranian authorities set a new trial date of february 6th. they said the trial scheduled earlier this month bass de-- was delayed because shourd had not been summoned to be there. the top military commander in the u.s. says he supports congress using its lame-duck session to repeal the military's don't ask/don't tell policy. mike mullin said he would rather see congress address the issues and have it -- decided in the court. admirable mullin says he s upports the this, because he says asking people to lie about themselves goes against the integrity of the armed forces. the state of california could be blocked from c ellingsh -- from selling off 11 state-owned buildings after a court hearing today. two taxpayers are trying to block the sale.
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a financial anna sis says s elling off the buildings could raise $1 billion but it would cost the state much more than that over the next 30 years. that's because the state of california prance to lease back office space from the new o wners. a new museum planned is expected to cost $96 million. so far, only half of that money has been raised. the university said it could reportedly provide some money. it's not clear where the money would come from but a s pokesperson says no student f ees would be used. "the san jose mercury news" reports big internet companies are looking for experts to help them create new businesses and fine-tune existing big ones.
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big news coming from n etflix. this directly involves anyone who gets movie from that bay area-based company. one mare city made national news with its rules on pot. today the wheels start unturning on this ground- breaking program. if you're driving on interstate 80, westbound of the bridge looks good. but there are chain requirements op 80.
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starting today, the city of oakland will decide who will had receive the four valuable p ermits needed to run a medical marijuana farm in the city. the permits are expected to grow to the wealthiest growers since the price of a single permit is $211,000 a year. last summer, oakland became the first city in the nation to license large-scale pot
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cultivation. well, lightning strikes twice at bay bridge over the weekend. you can actually see it y ourself. it happened at 5:42 saturday evening. incredible pictures. two of the towers on the bay bridge were hit simultaneously right there by the lightning bolts. these pictures were taken by our roof camera on top of the bank of america building in san francisco. the caltrans spokesperson said the lightning didn't cause any problems on the bay area's busiest bridge. all right. speaking of bridges. traffic is moving on the bay bridge. let's check in with sal for m ore. we're beginning to see the pattern of this. it is a lot lies -- lighter than unusual. the bay bridge has a small d elay. sanmateo bridge looking good. the richmond traffic is looking good. if you are going to the sierra, there are chains required the gold one and state one and
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between 50 and placerville -- between placerville and miers. chains are anywhere from $30 to $50 to buy. you can et then -- you can rent them as well. probably the best deal is to buy them and learn how to put them on. you can't always find someone to put them on for you up there. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. we do have partly cloudy, partly sunny skies. another cool one this morning. a lot of 40s but because of the cloud cover we didn't get much cooler than that. a couple of showers also kind o f -- skirting the area. calistoga, petaluma, nothing much. but it's there. it's in the forecast for today. more clouds and sun a few showers here and there. we're waiting for one more system to drop straight down out of the north. that will be in here late tonight through tomorrow m orning. there are be more snow in mountains. mid-50s for almost everybody. very close to yesterday's
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temperatures. 51 san francisco. made it down to 43, 42. napa/santarosa, 46. that system coming right down past vancouver and seattle, that's it. not a very strong system. but it's a cold one. so sun and clouds. a few showers today, continued cool. 50s on the temperatures. maybe a few upper 50s but not much. ad i lot of mid-50s. that will be a very cold rain which arrives thursday morning. we're on the western edge of it. there will be fluffy snow. we clear it out over wednesday. wednesday and thursday and -- cooler. friday looks warmer. two bay area cities on a t op-ten list. find out why not many people are gonna be bragging about it. and what more bay area travelers are noticing about airfares when they book a flight out of san jose. and the bay area's largest
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city just got an unusual population boost. look at this. we'll explain.
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let's support the small business owners getting our economy booming with the first ever small business saturday. on november 27th, shop small. it's going to be huge. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence oakland police are busy looking for suspects in a s hooting where one person was killed. three octoberers were injured. this violence follows the release of a brand-new list of crime in america's largest cities. kraig debro is live in oakland with all of the detail. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: good morning, dave. it's a list upon which know city wants to be include. now we have two bay area cities on the list of most dangerous
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cities in the whole nation. >> that's kind of strange because i live in west oakland. i'm getting upperry morning and i don't feel like it's d angerous. i'm pretty safe. the list is compied by cq press. this is the 17th year they've published the list. st.louis, mo mo -- st. louis, missouri is one of the -- is number one on the list. >> can you believe we're ahead of compton? >> yes. >> richmond is number six. >> i thought richmond would be
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number one. >> reporter: the press says the most dangerous cities in the bay area are in oakland. richmond number 6 and then number 8 is compton. 39 stockton, 57 salinas. 72 sacramento and antioch also made the list at number 91. california, by the way, wasn't the only state with two cities in the top ten. detroit and flint, michigan are numbers 3 and 4 respectively. a vallejo man is in critical condition after being shot at a comedy club in fairfield. this happened just after midnight yesterday. at pepper bellies theater. the 29-year-old victim was shot once in the abdomen area but is expected to survive.
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the family of a german t ourist killed near union square in san francisco is reportedly planning a trip back to the bay area. the woman was caught in the crossfire of a good night while walking with her husband down mason street on august 8th. the couple was celebrating their wedding anniversary and her 50th birthday. "the examiner" reports her husband and two sons plan to visit san francisco in april. on friday, police found the body of a 33-year-old in a room at a lodge in northern idaho. investigators say there's no sign of foul play but that's all they're saying about his death. brian erb vanished november 10th. his father says he left with c amping girl but did not tell
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his wife and two young daughters where he was going. police in san anselmo are trying to identify the thieves who broke into 37 victims -- into 37 vehicles over the weekend. eight of the vehicles had property stolen from inside. others were just picked through and then just left there. police believe these break-ins happened between noontime saturday and:00 a.m. on sunday. now, the police are encouraging residents not to leave valuables in your car and never leave your car unlocked. an emergency shelter has been set up in san jose to house 1,000 domestic rats. these are little baby rats. they are just some of the ones recued from a house in house during the taping of a reality show called "hooders." volunteers helped -- called "hoarders." develops helped transpore the rats. if you are interested in helping to volunteer for the baby rats or even want to adopt
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them, contact north star rescue. passengers flying out of san jose are baying -- are p aying more compared to sfo passengers. the average airfares have gone up 12% at min net saw san jose airport but fares dropped by 8% at san francisco international airport over the same period. sanjose airport says flewer -- fewer flights are to blame for driving upary fares. while fares my be cheap oat of sfo, weather's die -- weather delays are more common in -- may be cheap out of sfo, weather delays are more common in -- some old tires are gonna be
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used to produce the noise as -- to reduce noise as b.a.r.t. expands too the south bay. tires will be that reed and placed under the tracks. the rubber will act as a shock absorber reducing knows to the berryessa neighborhood. the plan is expected to cost about $1.5 billion rescued than other methods to produce train vibrants. it will keep thousands of tires out of landfalls. b.a.r.t. is doing its part to to east the traffic during travel. more long-term parking spaces will be available and b.a.r.t.'s service to oakland's airport will also get a boost with extra air bart shuttles. b.a.r.t. is planning to run longer trains on fund, n ovember 28th with all of the folks -- on sunday, n ovember 28th, when all of the folks return back to
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the bay area. let's check in with sal. is it still lighter? >> yeah. it's still doing well out there. we have a couple of things that are minor. southbound 101, just a little while ago there was an accident at rincon -- indone which is just beyond the picture here. if you are driving from novato to san rafael. if you have the luxury of w aiting around, it should get better, especially after 9:00. although if you have to go now, you are see slowing. this morning's committ is backed up at the toll plaza for just a littleby. nothing major. i suspect as the week wears on we're not going to see a lot of traffic here at the bay bridge during this half hour. if you are driering on southbound 101 a little bit farther down in marin county, that traffic is affected by traffic there on the shoulder. but no major problems on the richmond bridge. let's go to steve. we do have partly s unny/partly cloudy skies. a couple of isolated showers around me. early this morning, they were kind of around half moon bay
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and attest coo door row. sun, clouds, a few showers. cool and un-- unsettled. more snow in the mountains, w inding down today and then p icking up tonight into t omorrow. a cold rain arrives for us on tuesday morning. clearing but very cold mornings for wednesday and thursday. at least they will be dry. but it will be very, very chilly for some inland areas as we get towards midweek. today we're waiting for the next system. we're in between. we'll get a little bit of a break. 50s on the highs. these are below average temperatures. it look like we bo tommed out.
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bottomed out. 40s from redding and eureka all the way down to san francisco, palm springs, l.a., finally hitting 50. they were 46 this morning. one more system. it's dropping down seattle, vancouver. that's a cold arctic system. moving on the western edge of it here but it's going to move into the mountains. lower snow levels, maybe 1 500 feet. sun, clouds, rain returns tuesday morning. it will be dry after that. wednesday, thursday. but the mornings are going to start out very cold. 50s for your temperatures on the highs today. we bring that system late tonight into early tuesday. clips us for a round of cold rain. it's gone, wednesday, thursday but the lows, depending upon the wind there will be areas in the mid- to upper 20s. dave? teenaged singer justin bieber is just plain red hot these days. last night he had a r ecord-
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breaking saturday night at "the american music award." >> "the american music award" goes to -- justin bieber! [ cheers ] >> he's the man. 16 years old. becoming the youngest winner of the ama's artist of the year award. justin bieber took home four awardses, making him the night's winner -- the biggest winner of the night. harry potter, part i, would you believe it took in more than $125 million in its first weekend. that's more than the previous best premiere of 103 million. it's more than twice what all of the rest of the top ten earned this last weekend. megamind fell to a distant second. unstoppable, due date and the next three days rounded out the top five. plan to spend more money to buy thanksgiving din ther year compared to last year.
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the-- dinner this year compared to last year. the price of turkey is up more than 25 cents a pound and increased costs for potato, onions and sweet potatoes are making the side dishes more expensive as well. a food industry group says the typical group for ten people will cost $44.10. that's up nearly $4 from last year's total cost. the economy may be getting better, a report says people started out -- started to eat out more often this year. the study shows increases are across the board from fast-food to fine dining. 8:41. 47 years ago today, president jfk was assassinated. and for the first time, the secret service agents assigned to protect him are talking about how it affected their lives. j. we will had be speaking to police about the latest in
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regards to this many hunt for a rape suspect -- manhunt for a rape suspect.
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let's bring you up to date on some of the top stories we're following for you right
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now. this morning, because of all of the know, chains are require the on all of the highways going into the sierra. this weekend the area was hit by the biggest storm in the last five year. most resorts saw five feet of snow. a little boy has just died in a tragic accident. it happened right after the warriors' game in los angeles last night. the child fell 50 feet at the staples center. it happened just minutes after the lakers/warriors game. the little boy may possibly have been taking pictures when he fell. in a few minutes, the preliminary hearing resumes in the richmond gang case. the judge is determining if there's enough evidence to put these seven young suspects on trial. the-- for the gauge rape of a teenaged girl outside of a richmond homecoming dance. 8:45. a state-wide manhunt continues for a man police say broke into a berkeley home and sexually assaulted a young girl.
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tara moriarty joins us live with an update from investigators. >> reporter: berkeley police have notified bordered patrol and mexico. they want authorities to be on the look outfor -- lookout for a man they believe to be responsible for raping a girl in her own house over the weekend. joining me live is officer jamie perkins from the police department. can you tell us where the investigation stands? >> at this point what we know is on november 20th, a suspect, 27-year-old omar sosa forced his way into the victim's home and brutally sexually assaulted had her. it's certainly an unfortunate situation. he's not in custody and he believes he may very well be on his way to mexico. >> we have a description of the seek -- we have a description of the vehicle. they believe he could be driving a 1987 ford ranger pickup truck. it's a double cab with what white camper shell. police say they wouldn't haven't have been able to
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identify sosa without the victim's help. so one thing we have, did the victim and suspect know each other? >> the victim has been very cooperative to ace us -- assist us in the investigation. at it point we don't know if there's any known contact in the past but the suspect does live in the area. >> thank you for joining us. if you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact authorities here in berkeley. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. a walnut creek dad is trying to resolve a very difficult situation with a youtube video. >> wayen you to no that this entire -- i want you to know this entire time, i have loved. you i have never stopped t hinking about you and i miss out a daily bassy -- basis. >> michael smith says his wife abducted his children for a c
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ustdy battle and for 13 jeers, he didn't know where they were. as of this morning, his video has been viewed almost 5,000 times. he's hoping the kids are among the viewers -- viewers. pg&e is considering a plan plan to raise the pressure in two natural gas pipelines that run right alongside the one that blew up. meantime state legislators are taking new action in last accept's disaster in san bruno. they are calling on natural gas regulators to hire more inspectors to check on the s tate's pipelines. "the chronicle" reported that mile for mile california reck laters devote the least time to california pipeline facilities than any other state. >> rescue crews in new zealand
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are now saying for the first time they may not have survived friday's explosion. still, the rescue teams plan to spend a military robot into the mine where the men are trapped. toxic gases have prevented rescuers from going inside the mine. there's been no contact with the missing men. two miners were able to escape within hours of the blast. in china, it was a happy e nding for more than two dozen men in a flooded coal mine. they were pulled out alive after waiting a day for rescuers to pump out water. none of the 29 men are seriously hurt. thirteen other miners managed to escape yesterday after the water flooded in. the workers who were strapped -- trapped found a dry space to wait out the rescue. 47 years old teenage -- years ago today, jfk was
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assassinated. now two agents are breaking their silence. clint hill and jerry blaine are saying how they felt about not being able to protect the president. >> we felt like we failed. we all had the same mission t was a terrible feeling. >> now, agent clint hill was the first to get to president kennedy's car in dallas. he said he had nightmares for years after the assassination, wishing he was able to do his duty and take his bullet for the president. former first lady, barbara bush is known for speaking her opinion and she did just that when asked her opinion of same by larry king. >> what's your read on same? i sat next to her once. i think she's beautiful. i think she's very happy in alaska. i hope she will stay there. [ laughter ] >> sarah palin recently said
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she's considering run for president in 2010 -- 2012. a new survey shows one- third of all americans plan to take part in holiday shopping the day after thanksgiving. many say they will be crossing the final items off their g ift- giving list those days -- that day. another survey shows two-thirds of the all u.s. shoppers report not making an online purchase over the internet security -- over the internet due to security. "saturday night live" takes on the tsa over the new enhanced airport security procedures.
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this is new video of the towering tree. a 55-tree being hoisted in position in jack london square position. the 2 1/2-ton tv arrived on a flatbed truck a few hours ago. the tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled for december 3rd, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. 8:5. sanfrancisco could become the first city in the nation to
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require drug companies to collect and dispose of unused or expired drugs. the board of supervisors will had take up the drug disposal idea at its meeting tomorrow. pharmaceutical companies say this could drive up the prices. supporters say oftentimes, drugs are thrown in the trash or down the environment, causing a health hazard or environmental hazard. there's been a big drop in emergency visits for young children. experts say it's because of a reduction of use of cough medicine. the study says some parents are still giving interest infants and toddlers those medicines. well, posting clever tweets in oklahoma could get you a much bigger audience. lamar advertising has a digital billboard, it shows off tweets from the public. it receives thousands of treats every day and only four or five
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special ones get picked for this billboard. the more original tweets are the ones getting the most attention. "american idol" is trying something new when the start of soo son 10 begins. the show is moving to wednesday and thursdays. it all begins with a premiere event january 19th and 20th, right here on ktvu channel 2. this season, "american idol" welcomes new judges, jennifer lopez, and steven tyler. a nevada company is making underwear is says will protect travelers' privacy when going through the scanners, and they are producing bra and underfare with a strategically placed design that includes metal powder. the company says this will allow the tsa workers to see what they need to but protects the travelers from vulnerable body parts. the tsa says it has not said how it would respond to the u nderwear. and the uproar over the new
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measures is tailor-made for "saturday night live." >> feeling likely this holiday season? looking for a little human i nteractiontion? do you want to feel comfort in special places. >> then why not go through u.s. airport! [ laughter ] >> sometimes you just gonna laugh. >> yes. >> have a sense of humor. in the meantime, sal is watching our commute. smiling a little bit as we knew you would be. >> good morning. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. traffic is busy in san rafael because of an earlier crash sti lincoln. also this morning we're looking at the toll plaza, it is quite a bit lighter than usual -- than usual. it might be that way for the rest of the week. moving along to san francisco northbound 101 looks okay g etting to the downtown area.
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partly sunny, partly cloudy. a few showers still popping up. they've been in the north bay. right around novato and past sonoma. maybe towards vallejo, american canyon, south of napa, a little bit of a break, a cold system arrives late tonight, tuesday morning and then it's out of the picture but wednesday and thursday, even though they are -- even though they are dry in the mornings, very cold, 20s are possible. we've just learned apparently a verdict has come in in the chandra levy case. we don't know what it is. we'll continue to follow this up and have much more coming up at noon. >> thanks for watching.
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